Exception Seen Under Load - javax.net.ssl.SSLProtocolException: FATAL Alert:BAD_RECORD_MAC (Doc ID 945553.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 9.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Periodically, under load, the following exceptions can be seen in the server logs:

javax.net.ssl.SSLProtocolException: FATAL Alert:BAD_RECORD_MAC - A record was received with an incorrect MAC.
at com.certicom.tls.interfaceimpl.TLSConnectionImpl.fireException(Unknown Source)
at com.certicom.tls.interfaceimpl.TLSConnectionImpl.fireAlertSent(Unknown Source)
at com.certicom.tls.record.MessageInterpreter.fireAlert(Unknown Source)

Cause

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